Asbestos Plaintiffs Argue For Standing V. St. Louis

Law360, New York (May 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A citizens group alleging the city of St. Louis exposed the public to asbestos contamination has disputed the city's contention that the group lacks standing to sue because it hasn't shown that future asbestos violations are imminent.

In the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on Wednesday, Families for Asbestos Compliance, Testing and Safety filed a surreply to the city of St. Louis' recent claim that it lacks standing to sue over the alleged asbestos violations.

U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson granted...
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